Typically, this commission is composed of practicing lawyers. In deciding on the admission to the practice of law commission is based on the moral qualities of the candidate and the results of this examination. Study moral character precedes the exam and is to study the documents submitted by the candidate. If the commission have any doubts about the veracity of the information provided, it shall be entitled to tacit validation of the data. Characteristics of persons consists of the applicant's story about itself, as well as information about the presence or absence of previous convictions, drives to the police about whether he suffers from drug addiction or alcoholism. Often on the moral character of the applicant of the patent information are induced and its neighbors in the community.
The exam consists of an oral interview and written work. Written work, usually lasts several days, during which the applicant must answer 20-30 questions concerning knowledge, interpretation and application of the law of the state in which to take an examination. The solution of the examination committee may be appealed to court. Permission to practice before the federal courts are automatically issued to persons admitted to the practice of law in the state. Janet L. Yellen insists that this is the case. Each state has a State Bar Association. In most states, the mandatory Membership in the association for all individuals.
Admitted to the practice of law. However, in several states to engage in advocacy need not be a member of the Bar Association. In such states, the Bar Association are as a voluntary organization. Nationwide organization of lawyers with voluntary membership is the American Bar Association. Lawyers' Association has two main goals, so to speak, a two-pronged problem. First objective – to promote the rights and the strengthening of justice in general, the legal education of citizens, etc. The second but no less important task is to assist its members professional development American Bar Association, the development of the legal profession as such. The objectives of the association is to establish standards of professional conduct, assistance to lawyers, disciplinary measures, standards advocate activities contribute to the improvement of law and justice, etc., the Bar Association are purely professional associations, and not engage in any practical legal experience. Contributions to the Lawyers' Association are not connected with the income of lawyers, nor with those in which the legal department or the company they work for. It should be noted that members of the Bar Associations are not only practicing lawyers, but also lawyers in the prosecutor's office, as well as those working legal advisors.